Softball

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Melissa Rennie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wellington, Ohio

High School:
Wellington

Height:
5-9

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R

Melissa Rennie

04/13/2014

Buckeyes' Late Rally Falls Short vs. Purdue

Ohio State falls 5-4 despite a pinch-hit home run by Leesa Gresham

04/09/2014

Ohio State Sweeps Doubleheader From Ohio In Dramatic Fashion

Evelyn Carrillo hit a two-out, game-tying grand slam in the second game

04/06/2014

Buckeyes Fall in Doubleheader to No. 5 Michigan

Buckeyes back in action on Wednesday afternoon vs. Ohio

04/03/2014

Buckeyes, Wolverines Renew Rivalry in Ann Arbor

Ohio State and No. 5 Michigan meet for three-game series starting Friday

03/30/2014

Buckeyes Claim Doubleheader Sweep of Indiana

Top four hitters combine for 17 hits

2013 (Junior Season): Played in 46 games and made 43 starts ... hit .261 with 19 runs, 14 RBI, two doubles, two home runs and one triple ... had a .992 fielding percentage with 242 putouts and just two errors ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI and one run scored in a 14-6 win over Minnesota (April 28) ... hit a three-run home run in a 8-6 win against Towson (March 14) ... drove in three runs to help Ohio State defeat Penn State, 16-7 (April 13) ... Ohio State's Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete selection.

2012 (Sophomore Season): Played in 22 games, starting in 21 ... batted an average of .173 with nine hits in 52 at-bats ... scored 15 runs ... hit 11 RBI, three doubles, and one triple, including a career-high two doubles vs. Florida Atlantic (Feb 10)... hit two home runs ... slugged a .269 percentage ... fielded a 1.000 percentage ... had 127 put-outs as a catcher... was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2011 (Freshman Season): Batted .230 in 43 games, starting in 42 during freshman campaign ... posted 23 hits in 100 at bats ...earned three doubles and three home runs for the Scarlet and Gray ... produced 11 RBI with a slugging percentage of .350 ... named Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the Week after batting .778 with three home runs and six RBI with a 1.778 slugging percentage at South Alabama Tournament (Feb. 21) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: Played four years of varsity softball at Wellington High School ... team captain senior year ... was first Lorain County Miss Softball in school history ... sits at fourth place all time in OHSAA history with 23 home runs ... 2010 Lorain County Div. III/IV player of the year ... ninth place at the 2010 ASA Nationals with the Lady Lazers travel team ... OHSAA Div. III runner-up during her sophomore year.

Personal: Daughter of Mike and Michelle Rennie ... was the Wellington High School homecoming queen her senior year ... contributed to numerous hours of community service throughout her high school career ... president of Key Club ... vice president of National Honor Society and student council ... also a four year letter winner in volleyball ... lists hitting a walk-off home run in the OHSAA district championship game as her greatest sports thrill.

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